Denyo (Denju) Chokanov (1901 – 1982), Bulgarian

Born on 12th September 1901 in the town of Tarnovo. He graduated from the Academy of Arts in Sofia, art of painting in 1926. His instructor was Prof. Dimitar Gyudgenov. He took part in artistic exhibitions in Bulgaria. He had individual exhibitions in Bulgaria and abroad. He worked landscapes and figurative compositions. Passed away in 1982. Denyo Chokanov visited Macedonia during the Second World War years. He made several paintings, among others cityscape of Skopje and Ohrid in 1942, Pte paintings have been sold by the auction house Victoria, Sofia
Danyo Chokanov (1901-1982),Ohrid 1942 oil on canvas
Danyo Chokanov (1901-1982),Ohrid 1942 oil on canvas
Danyo Chokanov (1901-1982),Skopje 1942 oil on canvas
Danyo Chokanov (1901-1982),Skopje 1942 oil on canvas

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This lexicon is a result of my 15 years long period of researching & documenting the personalities and the artworks of the foreign painters, sculptors, illustrators, and photographers having visited different spots of the geographic territory of Macedonia, there having created works of art there over a 100-years long period i.e. between 1850-1950. Their presence and artwork in the Macedonian milieus represent a notable cultural heritage to the international linkage of the ethnic Macedonians as well as to all the ethnicities living in the picturesque territory of Macedonia and the cultures of modern-day countries spread over parts of the geographic territory of Macedonia. Witnessing the artistic contributions of the foreign artist, we are proud of their Macedonia-themed creative works and experiences. I believe that their artworks, having been inspired and created over the vast region of Macedonia, unite us all in these challenging times, and under the facts and the values of the artistic beauty.

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